International Student Orientation

International Student Orientation provides valuable information to ease your transition to UT Dallas. During Orientation you can discover campus resources, fulfill your International Student Orientation requirement, and answer all your questions about registering for classes.

  • Review the Checklist of important assignments to complete, as you prepare to register for classes.
  • For questions about International Student Orientation or the items on the Checklist, email ISSOPrograms@utdallas.edu.

Fall 2014 Orientation

All Fall 2014 Orientation dates are full. Please register for Late Fall 2014 Orientation.

Late Fall 2014 Orientation

For students who cannot attend the regularly scheduled orientation dates, you can register for the Late Fall 2014 Orientation. Please be aware that UT Dallas Fall 2014 classes begin on August 25. Therefore, you may miss two days of classes if you attend the Late Fall 2014 Orientation.

  • Monday, August 25

Register for Late Fall 2014 International Student Orientation by filling out this online form.

F-1 and J-1 Visa Holders

International Student Orientation is mandatory for F-1 and J-1 visa holders enrolling at UT Dallas for the first time. It is also required of students changing their visa status to F-1. Once you complete International Student Orientation, your orientation registration hold will be removed.

F-1 and J-1 Undergraduate Freshmen

Freshmen (first-time undergraduate students) will attend a Freshman Orientation at UT Dallas, where information specific to both U.S. and international students will be provided and your holds removed. At Freshman Orientation, you are required to attend the session for international students, after which your International Student Orientation will be removed; you will not have to attend International Student Orientation. For more information, contact ISSOprograms@utdallas.edu.

Other Visa Holders

International Student Orientation is not mandatory for other visa holders; however, you are encouraged to attend especially if you intend to change your status during your time at UT Dallas.

Other Orientations

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